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The image shows Sapna Anija with her husband Dharmendra Anija.(ANI)

Ajmer man’s gift to wife on wedding anniversary- plot of land on the moon

By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | Ajmer, Rajasthan
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2020 09:48 AM IST
“I’m happy. I think I’m the first man in Rajasthan to buy land on the Moon,” said Dharmendra Anija .
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The image shows Jupiter-Saturn’s conjunction from the moon.(Twitter/@NASAMoon)
The image shows Jupiter-Saturn’s conjunction from the moon.(Twitter/@NASAMoon)

Seen the great conjunction? NASA posts pic of what it looked like from moon

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 05:23 PM IST
The image showing Jupiter-Saturn’s conjunction was shared on the official Twitter account for NASA Moon.
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Named after the Chinese goddess of the moon, the Chang’e program has made three landings there, including on its less explored far side.(AP)
Named after the Chinese goddess of the moon, the Chang’e program has made three landings there, including on its less explored far side.(AP)

Moon rocks in hand, China prepares for future moon missions

By Associated Press | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 06:18 PM IST
China’s next three lunar missions are on track, along with programs for returning samples from Mars and exploring asteroids and the planet Jupiter.
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The Chinese spacecraft landed on the moon to bring back lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s, the Chinese government announced.(AP File Photo)
The Chinese spacecraft landed on the moon to bring back lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s, the Chinese government announced.(AP File Photo)

Chinese capsule returns to Earth carrying moon rocks

By Associate Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 01:41 AM IST
The successful mission was the latest breakthrough for China’s increasingly ambitious space program that includes a robotic mission to Mars and plans for a permanent orbiting space station.
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A recent paper in Nature Communications reveals that the total amount of methane in the atmosphere has increased immensely over the past decades, and the moon can play a vital role to control that.(Unsplash)
A recent paper in Nature Communications reveals that the total amount of methane in the atmosphere has increased immensely over the past decades, and the moon can play a vital role to control that.(Unsplash)

How moon controls release of methane in Arctic Ocean, new study

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Oslo [Norway]
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 05:34 PM IST
A study lead by University in Tromso The Arctic University of Norway has claimed that the moon has a role to play in controlling the amount of methane gas released by the Arctic Ocean.
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NASA has named the 18 astronauts half of them women who will train for its Artemis moon-landing programme.(Representative photo)
NASA has named the 18 astronauts half of them women who will train for its Artemis moon-landing programme.(Representative photo)

NASA picks 18 astronauts including the first-ever woman to set foot on Moon

By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni | Washington
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2020 11:17 AM IST
The first woman and next man on the moon will come from this elite group.
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Mike Pence said the chosen astronauts “will carry us back to the moon and beyond.”(Reuters)
Mike Pence said the chosen astronauts “will carry us back to the moon and beyond.”(Reuters)

Mike Pence announces pool of US astronauts for planned moon mission

By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2020 05:30 AM IST
All of the astronauts to reach the moon thus far have been men. The mission’s target date is 2024, though that is expected to slip.
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The image is a screengrab from the clip shared by NASA.(Twitter/@NASA)
The image is a screengrab from the clip shared by NASA.(Twitter/@NASA)

Here’s how to make a moon phases calendar and calculator for 2021. Watch

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 08:57 AM IST
This recording was shared by NASA.
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One of the images shared in the post by the International Space Station.(Twitter/@Space_Station)
One of the images shared in the post by the International Space Station.(Twitter/@Space_Station)
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The image shows a screenshot from the video shared by Jeff Bezos.(Instagram/@jeffbezos)
The image shows a screenshot from the video shared by Jeff Bezos.(Instagram/@jeffbezos)

‘This engine will take first woman to Moon’, posts Jeff Bezos. Shares video

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 01:35 AM IST
“Awesome,” wrote an Instagram user on the video shared by Jeff Bezos on Instagram.
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After the samples were collected and sealed, the ascender of Chang’e-5 took off from the lunar surface on Thursday at 11:10 pm(AP)
After the samples were collected and sealed, the ascender of Chang’e-5 took off from the lunar surface on Thursday at 11:10 pm(AP)

China’s spacecraft takes off from moon with lunar samples

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 09:34 PM IST
China’s Chang’e-5 probe, comprising an orbiter, a lander, an ascender, and a returner, was launched on November 24, and its lander-ascender combination touched down on the north of the Mons Rumker in Oceanus Procellarum, on December 1
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Plans call for the lander to spend two days drilling into the lunar surface and collecting 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of rocks and debris.(AP)
Plans call for the lander to spend two days drilling into the lunar surface and collecting 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of rocks and debris.(AP)

China spacecraft collects moon samples to bring back to Earth

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 06:39 PM IST
The Chang’e 5 flight is China’s third successful lunar landing. Its predecessor, Chang’e 4, was the first probe to land on the moon’s little-explored far side.
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2018, file photo released by Xinhua News Agency, the Chang'e 4 lunar probe launches from the the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.(AP)
FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2018, file photo released by Xinhua News Agency, the Chang'e 4 lunar probe launches from the the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.(AP)

China’s space ambitions: Robot on Mars, a human on the moon

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2020 03:01 PM IST
The Chang’e 5, the first effort to bring lunar rocks to Earth since the 1970s, collected samples on Wednesday, the Chinese space agency announced. The probe landed Tuesday on the Sea of Storms on the moon’s near side.
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A Long March-5 rocket carrying the Chang'e 5 lunar mission lifts off at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang.(AP)
A Long March-5 rocket carrying the Chang'e 5 lunar mission lifts off at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang.(AP)

China successfully lands spacecraft on moon to retrieve lunar rocks: State media

By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 01:01 AM IST
The uncrewed mission, named after the mythical Chinese goddess of the moon, aims to collect lunar material to help scientists learn more about the moon’s origins.
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The Long March-5 Y5 rocket, carrying the Chang’e-5 lunar probe, takes off from Wenchang Space Launch Center, in Wenchang, Hainan province, China .(Reuters)
The Long March-5 Y5 rocket, carrying the Chang’e-5 lunar probe, takes off from Wenchang Space Launch Center, in Wenchang, Hainan province, China .(Reuters)

China launches robotic spacecraft to retrieve rocks from the moon

By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Wenchang
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 04:17 AM IST
The Chang’e-5 mission, named after the ancient Chinese goddess of the moon, will seek to collect lunar material to help scientists understand more about the moon’s origins and formation.
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Mumbai, India - Oct. 30, 2020:Blue full moon seen from Ghatkopar as flight land at Mumbai airport in Mumbai, India, on Friday, October 30, 2020. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Mumbai, India - Oct. 30, 2020:Blue full moon seen from Ghatkopar as flight land at Mumbai airport in Mumbai, India, on Friday, October 30, 2020. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

China to launch moon probe, seeking first lunar rock retrieval since 1970s

By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Beijing
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2020 11:58 AM IST
The Chang’e-5 probe, named after the ancient Chinese goddess of the moon, will seek to collect material that can help scientists understand more about the moon’s origins and formation.
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Using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), the researchers, including those from the University of Hawaii in the US, detected water molecules (H2O) in Clavius Crater.(Pixabay)
Using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), the researchers, including those from the University of Hawaii in the US, detected water molecules (H2O) in Clavius Crater.(Pixabay)

Scientists find water on sunlit surface of Moon

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 12:13 PM IST
Scientists have confirmed, for the first time, the presence of water on the sunlit surface of the Moon, a discovery which indicates that water molecules may be distributed across the lunar surface.
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Water is a precious resource and a relatively plentiful lunar presence could prove important to future astronaut and robotic missions seeking to extract and utilize water for purposes such as a drinking supply or a fuel ingredient.(Reuters file photo)
Water is a precious resource and a relatively plentiful lunar presence could prove important to future astronaut and robotic missions seeking to extract and utilize water for purposes such as a drinking supply or a fuel ingredient.(Reuters file photo)

On the moon, water everywhere and not a drop to drink yet

By Reuters | Posted by Niyati Singh | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 09:50 PM IST
The moon lacks the bodies of liquid water that are a hallmark of Earth but scientists said on Monday lunar water is more widespread than previously known, with water molecules trapped within mineral grains on the surface and more water perhaps hidden in ice patches residing in permanent shadows.
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The moon rises behind the storage tanks of a local oil refinery in Omsk, Russia June 5, 2020 (REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko/File Photo)
The moon rises behind the storage tanks of a local oil refinery in Omsk, Russia June 5, 2020 (REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko/File Photo)

NASA to announce ‘exciting new discovery’ about Moon today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 08:34 AM IST
NASA will make the announcement from its Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a modified Boeing 747 plane, which is the world’s largest airborne observatory.
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NASA’s post prompted people to share all sorts of comments.(Twitter/@NASASun)
NASA’s post prompted people to share all sorts of comments.(Twitter/@NASASun)

Space humour: Moon ‘photobombs’ the Sun, NASA tweets. Seen it yet?

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 08:37 AM IST
“On Oct. 16, our Solar Dynamics Observatory saw a lunar transit in space when the Moon passed through the satellite’s view of the Sun.,” reads a part of the tweet.
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A full moon, also called harvest moon, is pictured in Pasadena, California, U.S., October 2, 2020.(Reuters file photo)
A full moon, also called harvest moon, is pictured in Pasadena, California, U.S., October 2, 2020.(Reuters file photo)

Nokia picked by NASA to build first cellular network on the moon

By Bloomberg | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 11:29 PM IST
The Finnish telecommunications firm said on Monday that the partnership will create a path toward “sustainable human presence on the lunar surface,” and will result in the first LTE/4G communications system in space.
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NASA explained why Moon is Earth’s BFF and always had the Blue Planet’s back.(Twitter/@NASA)
NASA explained why Moon is Earth’s BFF and always had the Blue Planet’s back.(Twitter/@NASA)

NASA tweets that Moon is Earth’s ‘protective BFF’. Here’s why

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 11:48 AM IST
The blog explained that about 4 and half billion years ago, the surface of the Earth was a “menacing hot mess”.
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NASA shared this image of the Moon on Instagram.(Instagram/@NASA)
NASA shared this image of the Moon on Instagram.(Instagram/@NASA)

‘What would you take to a trip on Moon,’ asks NASA. People answer and how

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 08:37 AM IST
NASA asked people to share their answer using the hashtag #NASAMoonKit.
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China’s lander on the far side of the moon is providing the first full measurements of radiation exposure from the lunar surface.(Unsplash)
China’s lander on the far side of the moon is providing the first full measurements of radiation exposure from the lunar surface.(Unsplash)

New measurements show moon has hazardous radiation levels

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Cape Canaveral [US]
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 01:25 PM IST
Future moon explorers will be bombarded with two to three times more radiation than astronauts aboard the International Space Station, a health hazard that will require thick-walled shelters for protection.
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A file photo of Europa, the smallest among the four largest moons of Jupiter.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Europa, the smallest among the four largest moons of Jupiter.(REUTERS)

Interactions between Jupiter’s moons heating them up, study shows

By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral | Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 08:58 AM IST
Previously, it was believed that Jupiter, the largest planet, was responsible for most of the tidal heating associated with the liquid interiors of its moons.
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Under NASA’s Artemis program, President Donald Trump’s administration envisions a return of American astronauts to the moon by 2024.(REUTERS)
Under NASA’s Artemis program, President Donald Trump’s administration envisions a return of American astronauts to the moon by 2024.(REUTERS)

NASA sets out to buy moon resources mined by private companies

By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 06:18 AM IST
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine wrote in a blog post accompanying the announcement that the plans would not violate a 1967 treaty that holds that celestial bodies and space are exempt from national claims of ownership.
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The image shows the water concentrated at the Moon’s poles.(NASA)
The image shows the water concentrated at the Moon’s poles.(NASA)

Images sent by Chandrayaan-1 suggest probable rusting of Moon’s poles

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 01:18 PM IST
“ ISRO’s maiden mission to the Moon has sent images which show that the Moon may be rusting along the poles,” said Union Minister Jitendra Singh.
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Soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan-2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru on Sept 7, 2019.(PTI)
Soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan-2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru on Sept 7, 2019.(PTI)

Chandrayaan-2 completes year around moon, good to go for another 7

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 08:54 AM IST
Chandrayaan-2 was launched for detailed studies of topography, mineralogy, surface chemical composition etc
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Chandrayaan-2 mission was India’s first attempt to make a softlanding of a rover on the unchartered South Pole of the lunar surface.(PTI)
Chandrayaan-2 mission was India’s first attempt to make a softlanding of a rover on the unchartered South Pole of the lunar surface.(PTI)

Chandrayaan-2 completes a year around Moon, adequate fuel for 7 more years: ISRO

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2020 06:38 AM IST
Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22, 2019 and inserted into the lunar orbit on August 20, exactly one year ago.
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Planned to land on the South Pole of the Moon, Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22.(ISRO/Twitter)
Planned to land on the South Pole of the Moon, Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22.(ISRO/Twitter)

Chandrayaan-2 captures image of crater on Moon; ISRO names it after Vikram Sarabhai

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 11:23 PM IST
The statement said the Sarabhai Crater, captured in 3D images, shows that it has a depth of around 1.7 kilometres taken from its raised rim and the slope of crater walls is between 25 to 35 degrees.
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